The Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Wasn't White
Editor's Comment: Cries of racism and trending hastags over the death of Philando Castile have ceased. Why? Because the cop who shot him isn't White. If the media was truly concerned with police violence, they'd cover all instances equally not just hyper focus on the cases that involve only White cops and black men while denying the far more frequent cases of Whites killed by cops. The media is blatantly antiWhite and they are guilty of stirring up hatred and hostility against White people.
No cries of racism over Jeronimo Yanez who shot armed Philando Castile. It's because he isn't White— Lana Lokteff (@LanaLokteff) July 8, 2016
The St. Anthony Police patrolman who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop has been identified as Jeronimo Yanez.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) released a statement Thursday evening. Yanez and another cop, Officer Joseph Kauser, were involved in the Wednesday shooting.
The BCA is conducting an independent investigation into the incident, the aftermath of which was livestreamed on Facebook by his fiancée.
Both cops have been with the St. Anthony Police Department for four years. They are both are on standard administrative leave.
The BCA said that Officer Yanez discharged his weapon, striking Castile multiple times Wednesday night in Falcon Heights following a traffic stop.
According to the agency, Yanez “approached the vehicle from the driver’s side and Officer Kauser from the passenger side.
“At one point during the interaction, Officer Yanez discharged his weapon, striking Castile multiple times,” the agency said. “No one else was injured. A gun was recovered at the scene.”